of the research center since its foundation to the present time
On May 25 th 2007, CEISUC signed an agreement with the University of Coimbra for implementation of the resolution No. 31/2004 (June 2) of the Senate of the University and, on November 26th 2010, it became a member of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research of the University of Coimbra.
It is a scientific institution developing research in the field of applied health economics and health systems/services, with a special focus on the Portuguese system, and marked by a transdisciplinary approach.
Its main goals are to boost health economics research, participating in networks and national and international research projects and collaborating, upon conclusion of protocols, with health care institutions or other organizations interested in the development of health economics. The privileged research areas are, currently, health systems, health related quality of life, health satisfaction assessment, the assessment of technologies and training.